Two people sustained injuries after a small plane crashed into a storage unit in the 1700 block of Central Ave South in Kent (map below) on Saturday afternoon, Jan. 7, 2023.
The two victims were men, ages 59 and 23. Both were taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, and their injuries were not life-threatening, according to a hospital official.
Puget Sound Fire tweeted about the incident at 1:39 p.m.
According to Google Maps, that located is likely Affordable Self Storage, located at 1721 Central Ave S.
Cause of the crash nor the type of airplane involved have not yet been released.
Small plane into storage unit in the 1700 block of Central Avenue South. 2 patients with life threatening injuries. pic.twitter.com/8GxiYuTB4i
— Puget Sound Fire (@PugetSoundFire) January 7, 2023
BREAKING: Two people have life-threatening injuries after a small plane crashed in Kent on Saturday.https://t.co/2r6LqQgSoV
— KOMO News (@komonews) January 7, 2023
Two adult men were extricated from the plane with life-threatening injuries and transported to a Seattle hospital. https://t.co/hNLlz7y61j
— KING 5 News (@KING5Seattle) January 7, 2023
⚠️ AIRCRAFT EMERGENCY REPORTED ⚠️
Address -> 1721 CENTRAL AVE S, KENT, WA
Agency -> Puget Sound Fire [WA]
Time Called In -> Sat Jan 7 21:18:55 2023
Incident Link -> https://t.co/zGchGePVzX pic.twitter.com/YisaPmi8MH
— Pulsepoint Notifier (@PulsepointNotif) January 7, 2023
2023-01-07 16:41:00 | WA | KENT | AIRCRAFT DOWN | 1721 CENTRAL AVE SOUTH | SVCS O/S W/ SML PLANE THE CRASHED INTO STORAGE FACILITY, 2 PTS THAT ARE CRITICAL @PugetSoundFire | UEA01
— USEmergAlerts Incident Notification Service (@USEmergAlerts) January 7, 2023